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Forum: BMX
01-04-07, 08:55 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,624
Posted By bxbmx

put it on a scale. 2 things you can do: cut the...

put it on a scale. 2 things you can do: cut the seatpost (better idea) and teh bars. Make it better by getting better. learn some tricks
Forum: BMX
01-04-07, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By bxbmx

im on vacatoin in kenmore until the 11th but my...

im on vacatoin in kenmore until the 11th but my bike is in nyc...dont know that shop. havent seen any bmx parks 9only skate
Forum: BMX
01-04-07, 08:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,487
Posted By bxbmx

you pinch the seat at first with your knees, bjut...

you pinch the seat at first with your knees, bjut when you get better it comes naturally
Forum: BMX
01-04-07, 08:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,922
Posted By bxbmx

you didnt have to take off the rear brakes -...

you didnt have to take off the rear brakes - although im sure the bike shope mechanic told you now you have no brakes. (which isnt good for a beginner) Since you have done so, which the mechanic...
Forum: BMX
09-18-06, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By bxbmx

Eastern has Silver and Black (it didnt say raw,...

Eastern has Silver and Black (it didnt say raw, but i like raw), - Hoffman - Gray, DK - Brown,
Forum: BMX
09-17-06, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By bxbmx

at least better than this: DK cleveland ...

at least better than this:
DK cleveland
http://www.danscomp.com/images/products/101098.gif
Forum: BMX
09-17-06, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By bxbmx

i called danscomp, and they said the brake plate,...

i called danscomp, and they said the brake plate, $10, Brakes, $17 (umbre diatech), lever $13 -- Comes out to $415 if i get the Shovelhead. http://www.danscomp.com/489057.php do whats up with this...
Forum: BMX
09-17-06, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By bxbmx

okay, I just ruled out DK 6 pack - it doesnt have...

okay, I just ruled out DK 6 pack - it doesnt have a gyro.

Strenths:
The 06 shovelhead is 29lbs and silver and apparently only $349
the Rhythm is the longest 21" (i am 6 feet tall)


==> From...
Forum: BMX
09-16-06, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By bxbmx

Thanks Fuzzy - So Integrated headset and Sealed...

Thanks Fuzzy - So Integrated headset and Sealed BB's isnt that big of a deal?

I ride about once or twice a week about 30 minutes during those days,
I go to the skatepark about a 6 to 8 times a...
Forum: BMX
09-16-06, 11:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By bxbmx

New Street bike under $400 (also do a lil flatland)

My mirra 540 got stolen today, but my check is coming in soon (hopefully) so doin some research. I really need front brakes for endos and scuffing (these dont have them but does dans comp come with...
Forum: BMX
05-30-06, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,415
Posted By bxbmx

the 6 pack is 300 on danscomp. the dk cleveland...

the 6 pack is 300 on danscomp. the dk cleveland is 330, but it has a gyro (sounds like you dont need one though). make sure you get the right size with respect to your height. where are you getting...
Forum: BMX
05-27-06, 11:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By bxbmx

i think my braking power is fine...i just dont...

i think my braking power is fine...i just dont like that cable tangling around (and you have to unspin them) but what ever makes you happy. IMO the gyro looks neater and technologically advanced
Forum: BMX
05-27-06, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 819
Posted By bxbmx

hmm, bunny hops are hard to jump higher than 4...

hmm, bunny hops are hard to jump higher than 4 in, j hops (kind of like an ollie) let you jump higher, try bringing up the front wheel up first and leaning fwd and bring up the back afterwards...if...
Forum: BMX
05-27-06, 03:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,676
Posted By bxbmx

fit is good, but IMO its expensive...specialized...

fit is good, but IMO its expensive...specialized is good too but same thing (i think a little overpriced). Dont get Haro. Id suggest a Eastern or DK, but im cheap. Depends on how much you ride really.
Forum: BMX
05-27-06, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By bxbmx

tighten the crank. barspin, assuming you have...

tighten the crank. barspin, assuming you have pegs, left foot on left peg spin it jsut enough for you to catch it. watch your balls. Also try it without riding.
Forum: BMX
05-27-06, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By bxbmx

use grease on the bearings, and i think you can...

use grease on the bearings, and i think you can use wd40 on the cables.
Forum: BMX
05-27-06, 02:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By bxbmx

I personally prefer a gyro, but when you have a...

I personally prefer a gyro, but when you have a long cable, and dont want to spin forever or back, then its fine...installing a gyro for it is a pain, so might as well stick witht the cable.
i think...
Forum: BMX
04-28-06, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By bxbmx

Eastern Element - $370 is comparapble to the DK...

Eastern Element - $370 is comparapble to the DK clevelnd and the Jane at $470USD is proably ok too (i didnt look into the specs on that one.) Come to think of it, you are riding street so a DK 6...
Forum: BMX
04-28-06, 05:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,213
Posted By bxbmx

Ok add to your response count: I'd suggest...

Ok add to your response count: I'd suggest getting the DK clevelend, a bit better than the DK 6 Pack...It has a gyro, and they might add the front brakes for free (a legal standard?) Try to stay away...
Forum: BMX
04-28-06, 05:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,385
Posted By bxbmx

8mm is film, but L series is DSLR...so are you...

8mm is film, but L series is DSLR...so are you confirming my notion that Flim lenses and camera lenses are interchanable?

Grips --> anything that is clayton is good.
Tires, The Maxxis Holy...
Forum: BMX
04-28-06, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By bxbmx

Speaking of 990's wont Diacompe 990's work?

Speaking of 990's wont Diacompe 990's work?
Forum: BMX
04-22-06, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By bxbmx

i went to SH before, but It would be hard to...

i went to SH before, but It would be hard to bring my bike there...where in SH is it?
Forum: BMX
04-18-06, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By bxbmx

dont get the cincinatti, its half hiten steel

dont get the cincinatti, its half hiten steel
Forum: BMX
04-17-06, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By bxbmx

Get the eastern element, its 100% crmo, or the DK...

Get the eastern element, its 100% crmo, or the DK 6pack or clevelend. they are little bit more than 300 but you might get a deal somewhere or a sale, then its totally worth it.
Forum: BMX
04-17-06, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,983
Posted By bxbmx

I guess its a trend...I still ride with front...

I guess its a trend...I still ride with front brakes, and flatlanders certainly do.
Forum: BMX
04-17-06, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By bxbmx

Get black, it goes with anything

Get black, it goes with anything
Forum: BMX
04-17-06, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By bxbmx

The dk cleveland is good, should cost around $330...

The dk cleveland is good, should cost around $330 USD, $300 is a must buy, im not sure if they come with front brakes, but its personal preference. This site has literally no specs, so I didnt look...
Forum: BMX
04-17-06, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,040
Posted By bxbmx

whats at the bk banks right now? Is there...

whats at the bk banks right now? Is there anything cool to ride there? im thinking about going there right now
Forum: BMX
04-13-06, 01:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By bxbmx

What he said is we obey the law out of fear. Then...

What he said is we obey the law out of fear. Then we need laws to protect us.
Forum: BMX
04-13-06, 01:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By bxbmx

and wear a helmet, makes you feel invincible. if...

and wear a helmet, makes you feel invincible. if you dont make the gap, you'll wipeout
Forum: BMX
04-13-06, 12:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,878
Posted By bxbmx

you can tighten the cable, near the lever...

you can tighten the cable, near the lever (easier, just loosen the big part that goes into the lever and tighten the screw to make a longer space), or near the brake (as said before) i have tektros,...
Forum: BMX
04-09-06, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By bxbmx

i wouldnt want another handle bar lying around, i...

i wouldnt want another handle bar lying around, i also have another bar from my old bike, a 4 pc that i might compare
Forum: BMX
04-09-06, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By bxbmx

i dont think doing pushups work for tailwhips, im...

i dont think doing pushups work for tailwhips, im basically having trouble balancing and landing...i tried kicking the back of the frame (back peg) but i feel its easier kicking from the pedal (which...
Forum: BMX
04-09-06, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By bxbmx

i think what that bmx bandit guy was doing was a...

i think what that bmx bandit guy was doing was a rock walk or an old school version of it, looked as good as a 360 (for the bmx layman)
Forum: BMX
04-09-06, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By bxbmx

Im thinking about cuttin them down, i have about...

Im thinking about cuttin them down, i have about 1.5 inches of extra handlebar on each side...are there any disadvantages, such as harder to grip? im also 5'11" so my knees hit the bars after a...
Forum: BMX
04-09-06, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,621
Posted By bxbmx

theyre decent, better than kmart bikes, but not...

theyre decent, better than kmart bikes, but not as good as the better bikes such as DK for FA...That model seems older, but for free its pretty good.
Forum: BMX
04-07-06, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By bxbmx

ive been trying to do 180s, i can do it nowdays,...

ive been trying to do 180s, i can do it nowdays, but landing is a *****. Ive been watching BMX bandits, and those tricks seem pretty nice, Im aiming at a 360 on the nose (dunno what its called)...
Forum: BMX
04-07-06, 08:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By bxbmx

Man ive been trying to do wheelies (standing up)...

Man ive been trying to do wheelies (standing up) for 7 years or more, but never done it for more than 5 seconds...i gave up on manuals, now im trying to do sit down manuals...
Forum: BMX
04-07-06, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By bxbmx

I think the DK still makes the 24's in DansComp....

I think the DK still makes the 24's in DansComp. Just make sure its Chromo 4130 all the way.
Forum: BMX
03-10-06, 03:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,141
Posted By bxbmx

bx - bronx, bxbmx is short...i also use this for...

bx - bronx, bxbmx is short...i also use this for my school blackboard account
02-20-06, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,522
Posted By bxbmx

my handlebars are 2 piece, and i dont think the...

my handlebars are 2 piece, and i dont think the levers go in anymore...so cut the grips? i will go to the bike shop soon and maybe ask them
Forum: BMX
02-20-06, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By bxbmx

DK clevelend, i think its lighter its 330

DK clevelend, i think its lighter its 330
Forum: BMX
02-15-06, 11:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,780
Posted By bxbmx

i think he should get the 6 pack, its only 300 on...

i think he should get the 6 pack, its only 300 on danscomp. if he wants to save money, wait till december 06 or jan 07 to get the 06 models for cheap...
Forum: BMX
02-15-06, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 720
Posted By bxbmx

well he/she is a "blonde"? I think i built a bike...

well he/she is a "blonde"? I think i built a bike when i was like 10
Forum: BMX
02-14-06, 11:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,780
Posted By bxbmx

the dks i heard are more for dirt i think,...

the dks i heard are more for dirt i think, although the cleveland is 32 lbs
Forum: BMX
02-14-06, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By bxbmx

ok, its probably an 06 model, i noticed the newer...

ok, its probably an 06 model, i noticed the newer trend is to not have front brakes, however at my local bike shop, most, even teh newer ones have both brakes. i personally prefer both brakes so i...
Forum: BMX
02-14-06, 04:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,908
Posted By bxbmx

You guys need to grow up, what a waste of time...

You guys need to grow up, what a waste of time bickering over such small issues. I find myself wanting to slap my eyes for wasting my time to read such nonsense.
Forum: BMX
02-13-06, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By bxbmx

Does riding in the snow damage the hubs,...

Does riding in the snow damage the hubs, bearings, etc?
Forum: BMX
02-13-06, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By bxbmx

so im basically on the left side of the bike,...

so im basically on the left side of the bike, left foot on front peg, should the right foot be on right pedal or rear peg? (I noticed that I successfully did it on the pedal i think (1 out of every...
02-13-06, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,522
Posted By bxbmx

Hey guys, are there any disadvantages to cutting...

Hey guys, are there any disadvantages to cutting down bars? I thought bars are made out of crmo. Im def going to get it cut at my bike shop, they'll do it for free...is there any problems if i do it...
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